Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Ben Leman
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 7/20/2019

Number of Bills: 39

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (24):
HB 539 Author: Leman | Springer | Nevárez | Stucky | Ashby
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions and eligibility for certain scholarships of a student who is the valedictorian of the student's high school graduating class.

HB 1253 Author: Leman
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity.

HB 1412 Author: Leman
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to and the duties of the county attorney in Burleson County and to the duties of the district attorney for the 21st Judicial District and the 335th Judicial District.

HB 1698 Author: Leman
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of residential treatment centers.

HB 1750 Author: Leman
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the inspection period for a motor vehicle; increasing certain fees.

HB 1986 Author: Leman | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/08/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the compatibility of a high-speed rail facility with multiple types of train technology.

HB 1987 Author: Leman
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements regarding eminent domain authority.

HB 1988 Author: Leman
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the elevation of high-speed rail tracks.

HB 1989 Author: Leman | Bell, Cecil
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to requiring commissioners court approval of a proposed county road alteration for high-speed rail construction.

HB 1991 Author: Leman
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the authorization of alternative assessment instruments for use under the public school accountability system in evaluating secondary-level student achievement in mathematics, reading, and writing.

HB 1992 Author: Leman | Hefner | Raymond | Thierry
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to prohibiting telemarketers from transmitting misleading caller identification information or otherwise misrepresenting the origin of a telemarketing call.

HB 1996 Author: Leman
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to admonitions given by a court to a defendant before accepting a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

HB 2175 Author: Leman
Last Action: 05/06/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the threshold contract amount at which a county is required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure for certain purchases.

HB 2176 Author: Leman
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Lavaca Hospital District to lease district property.

HB 2548 Author: Leman
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the composition of the juvenile board of Grimes County.

HB 2716 Author: Leman
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to authorization for a private entity to enter onto property to survey for a proposed high-speed rail project.

HB 4213 Author: Leman
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to abortion safety; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 4219 Author: Leman | Oliverson
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the enforceability of certain contracts to acquire real property for a high-speed rail project.

HB 4446 Author: Leman
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over and management of the Star of the Republic Museum to the Texas Historical Commission.

HB 4665 Author: Leman
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the juvenile board of Fayette County.

HR 171 Author: Leman
Last Action: 02/06/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 6 2019 10:59AM
Caption: In memory of Austin County Commissioner Douglas W. King.

HR 207 Author: Leman
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2019 11:21AM
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2019, as Washington County Day at the State Capitol.

HR 368 Author: Leman
Last Action: 03/14/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 14 2019 5:33PM
Caption: Congratulating the St. Paul High School girls' cross country team on winning the 2018 TAPPS 2A state championship.

HR 1734 Author: Leman
Last Action: 05/27/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 27 2019 9:46AM
Caption: Commending Sergeant Randy Thumann for his service and achievements as a drug interdiction officer with the Fayette County Sheriff's Office.

Joint Author (15):
HB 709 Author: Wray | Leman
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of private activity bonds to finance high-speed rail service.

HB 901 Author: Hefner | Krause | Thierry | Leman | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to registration of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.

HB 1047 Author: Guillen | Murr | Leman | Lambert
Last Action: 03/28/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authority of certain officers of certain counties to disburse or direct payment of county funds for salaries or expenses.

HB 1123 Author: Bohac | Guillen | Cain | Leman
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
Caption: Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders; authorizing a fee.

HB 1242 Author: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Harris | Leman | Wray
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to authorization to enter onto property to survey for a proposed high-speed rail facility.

HB 1367 Author: Harris | Leman | Ashby | Metcalf | Nevárez
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the disposition of real property intended for high-speed rail projects.

HB 1368 Author: Harris | Leman | Metcalf | Ashby | Nevárez
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to option contracts to acquire real property for high-speed rail projects.

HB 1369 Author: Harris | Metcalf | Leman | Ashby | Nevárez
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the purchase of necessary real property for the construction of a high-speed rail project.

HB 1611 Author: Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Harris | Leman | Wray
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to regulation in the unincorporated area of a county of high-speed rail activity near schools.

HB 2290 Author: Buckley | Bailes | Leman
Sponsor: Flores
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the placement of a slow-moving-vehicle emblem.

HB 2422 Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | King, Tracy O. | Nevárez | Leman | Price
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the coordination of certain broadband projects by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 2971 Author: Holland | Canales | Oliverson | Leman | Murr
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to powers and duties concerning records of the General Land Office.

HB 3766 Author: Burrows | Springer | Goldman | Leman
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the storage of grapes in a public warehouse.

HB 4024 Author: Romero, Jr. | Leman
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain contracts regarding airports and associated air navigation facilities operated by or on behalf of a local government.

HR 890 Author: Springer | Cain | White | Leman | Frank
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2019 4:47PM
Caption: In memory of Texas firefighters who have died in the line of duty and recognizing Firefighter Appreciation Day at the State Capitol.

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